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Highest Paid Health Care Industry CEOs in 2013

Written by: PeopleKeep Team
May 29, 2014 at 1:00 PM

How much do health care industry executives make? Here's a look at the highest paid health care industry CEO's in 2013.increasing_salaries

Highest Paid Health Care Industry CEOs in 2013

The following CEO compensation data is from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Hay Group's annual survey of CEO Compensation. The list includes the top paid health care industry CEO's, with their ranking to CEO's across all industries.

The 2013 study includes the 300 largest public companies by revenue that filed their definitive proxy statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission between May 1, 2013, and April 30, 2014. 

2013 Rank CEO Company 2013 Total Direct Compensation
8 Bertolini, Mark T. Aetna $31.2 million
20 Fetter, Trevor Tenet Healthcare $22.4 million
29 Andreotti, Lamberto Bristol-Myers Squibb $20.1 million
49 Gorsky, Alex Johnson & Johnson $18.2 million
55 Gonzalez, Richard A. AbbVie $17.7 million
59 Read, Ian C. Pfizer $17.3 million
65 Thiry, Kent J. DaVita HealthCare $16.4 million
67 Neidorff, Michael F. Centene $16.0 million
72 Parkinson, Robert L. Jr. Baxter $15.9 million
75 Casper, Marc N. Thermo Fisher Scientific $15.6 million
82 Martin, John C. Gilead Sciences $15.2 million
91 Bracken, Richard M. HCA Holdings $14.4 million
93 White, Miles D. Abbott Labs $14.3 million
107 Cordani, David M. Cigna $13.4 million
110 Bradway, Robert A. Amgen $13.1 million
112 Paz, George Express Scripts $13.0 million
115 Swedish, Joseph R. WellPoint $12.9 million
128 Frazier, Kenneth C. Merck $12.2 million
141 Ishrak, Omar Medtronic $11.6 million
154 Hemsley, Stephen J. UnitedHealth Group $11.3 million
157 Lechleiter, John C. Lilly (Eli) $11.1 million
158 Bisaro, Paul M. Actavis plc $10.9 million
164 Almeida, Jose E. Covidien plc $10.7 million
216 Smith, Wayne T. Community Health Systems $8.7 million
218 Thierer, Mark Catamaran $8.6 million
224 Lobo, Kevin A. Stryker $8.2 million
225 Broussard, Bruce D. Humana $8.2 million
234 Gellert, Jay M. Health Net $7.7 million
257 Bergman, Stanley M. Henry Schein $5.9 million
288 Gallitano, David J. WellCare Health Plans $2.6 million
289 Smith, Craig R. Owens & Minor $1.9 million

Source: WSJ

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